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Xfire  Acquired by Viacom (2006 $ 102,000,000 )

1351 Fourth Street, 4th Floor
Santa Monica, CA 90410
USA
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Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Greg Ballard (Glu Mobile President/CEO) Warren Packard (Draper Fisher Jurvetson)
Company

Business description: XfireTM is a new, free tool developed by the team at Ultimate Arena - the leading online tournament site. Xfire automatically keeps track of when and where gamers are playing PC games online and lets their friends join them easily. It works regardless of game type, server browser, or gaming service that a player is using. Xfire eliminates the hassles of running multiple programs like IRC, instant messengers, or in-game buddy lists to keep track of when and where a gamer's friends are playing. It supports the best and the latest online PC games including server- and non-server-based First Person Shooters, Real Time Strategy, and Role Playing Games. Ultimate Arena was founded by Max Woon, Dennis Thresh Fong (World Champion of Quake), Mike Cassidy (former CEO of Direct Hit), and David Lawee.
Partners include: D-Link
Capital

Rounds: 4
Recent Fundings: Oct 2005   Apr 2004
Last Round: 5.0M
Ownership: Acquired by Viacom (2006 $ 102,000,000 )
VCs include: Threshold VenturesNEAGGV Capital

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Overview
Record updated: Oct 2006
Sector: Internet
Rounds: 4
Recent Fundings: Oct 2005   Apr 2004
Last Round: 5.0M
Ownership: Acquired by Viacom (2006 $ 102,000,000 )